Press Releases

  • National Food Institute Promotes Thai Cuisine and Ingredients as part of 'Kitchen of the World' Campaign; 2nd Thailand Culinary World Challenge, Aug1-3 Central Chidlom BKK Thailand

    August 01 2014 12:22 AM ET

    BANGKOK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Food Institute (NFI) under the Ministry of Industry is to hold the 2nd Thailand Culinary World Challenge 2014. The winner will receive the H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn trophy and $17,500 in prize money. The competition is sponsored by Bangkok Bank, Central Chidlom, Foodstylist magazine, the Thai Chef's Association and associated organizations. The competition is aimed at promoting the use of Thai ingredients in the preparation of Thai and international dishes.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 1

    August 01 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • Top Shelf Brands Holdings (TSB) Continues to Build its Team

    July 31 2014 11:44 PM ET

    HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Shelf Brands Holding Inc. (a Nevada Corporation) (OTCPK:TEMN) Alonzo Pierce, CEO of Top Shelf, is pleased to announce to it's shareholders that it has added another strong advisor to it's advisory board.  The addition of this advisor builds on our team of talented executives that is being assembled to build a top tier producer and distributor of distilled spirits.

  • FMCS Statement on the Labor Negotiations Between the New York Metropolitan Opera and Unions

    July 31 2014 11:30 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the request of the Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Scot L. Beckenbaugh, the Metropolitan Opera has agreed to extend the existing contracts with 15 unions beyond tonight's deadline and to continue their negotiations—averting an imminent work stoppage tied to the expiration of the union contracts.

  • Sugar-Free S'mores? Coco Polo Stevia-Sweetened Chocolates Make Summer Sweets Deliciously Healthy

    July 31 2014 10:30 PM ET

    HIGHLAND PARK, N.J., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer season in full swing and many families planning their annual camping vacation before the school year starts, the demand for sweet, healthy treats and low or no-sugar, chocolate recipes is strong. Considering the rise in health conditions among Americans today, such as 29.1 million living with diabetes[1] and as many as 12.5 million children suffering from obesity[2], there is a growing need for healthier, sugar-free chocolate alternatives with which to craft our favorite summertime recipes such as s'mores.     

  • How to Thrive in the Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Scene

    July 31 2014 9:57 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether patients are interested in obtaining breast augmentation, a facial rejuvenation procedure, or a complete mommy makeover in Beverly Hills, the famed city of wealth and glamor offers patients a seemingly endless array of plastic surgeons from which to choose. Even with the enormous competition, however, Payam Jarrah-Nejad M.D., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.S., aka Dr.

  • Four National Shared Parenting Organizations Join Forces On North Dakota's Shared Parenting For Kids Ballot Initiative

    July 31 2014 9:55 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, four national shared parenting organizations—Leading Women for Shared Parenting, Divorce Corp, Stand Up for Gus and American Coalition for Fathers & Children—announced they will be working jointly to educate the public about the benefits of North Dakota's shared parenting initiative, which was recently certified by Secretary of State Alvin Jaeger as an addition to the ballot for the upcoming election on November 4, 2014.

  • LDK Solar Secures Funding Commitments for Its Offshore Restructuring

    July 31 2014 9:45 PM ET

    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs"), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that LDK Solar has secured funding commitments to enable the offshore restructuring to continue to be progressed.

  • Lighthouse Management Group Opens New Division and Office Location

    July 31 2014 9:34 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Management Group, a leading provider of recruiting, staffing, and consulting services, today announced the recent opening of a new Northern California office location in Petaluma. Recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in Silicon Valley, LMG's new office is its fourth office operating in the state.

  • The Scientific Verdict is Clear: Weight Loss Surgery Saves Lives

    July 31 2014 9:30 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has been paying attention to the press coverage of weight loss medicine can't help but notice a growing medical and scientific consensus regarding bariatric surgeries. They work, and they work very well. Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. is known as perhaps the leading gastric sleeve and lap band surgeon in the Greater Los Angeles area.

  • Paniolo Power Company to Issue a Pumped-Storage Hydro Request for Qualifications

    July 31 2014 9:30 PM ET

    KAMUELA, Hawaii, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paniolo Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Parker Ranch, Inc., has announced plans for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers for a pumped-storage hydroelectric (PSH) system on Parker Ranch lands. The RFQ process will open in September. 

  • TechAmerica and 18 State Tech Council Partners, Industry Groups Support Passage of the Internet Tax Freedom Act

    July 31 2014 9:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, and 18 state tech council partners and industry groups today expressed support for passage of legislation that bans federal, state and local governments from both taxing Internet access charges and assessing multiple taxes on electronic commerce in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid and Senate Minority Leader

  • Ecopetrol Announces Its Results for the Second Quarter of 2014

    July 31 2014 9:06 PM ET

    BOGOTA, Colombia, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announced today its unaudited financial results, both consolidated and unconsolidated, for the second quarter of 2014. The financial results were prepared and filed in Colombian pesos (COP$) in accordance with the Public Accountancy Legal Framework (Regimen de Contabilidad Publica, RCP) of Colombia's General Accounting Office.

  • ADGE Prices Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

    July 31 2014 8:30 PM ET

    WALTHAM, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On-Site Utility offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 2,650,000 shares of common stock at a per share price of $1.51 and warrants to purchase up to the same number of shares of common stock at a per warrant price of $.0001.

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Galectin Therapeutics Inc.

    July 31 2014 8:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( is investigating potential claims against Galectin Therapeutics Inc. ("Galectin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GALT) and its board of directors concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders or violated the federal securities laws.

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc.

    July 31 2014 8:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( is investigating potential claims against L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. ("L-3" or the "Company") (NYSE: LLL) and its board of directors concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders or violated the federal securities laws.

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of GFI Group Inc.

    July 31 2014 8:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of GFI Group Inc. ("GFI Group" or the "Company") (NYSE: GFIG) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by CME Group Inc. ("CME Group").    

    Under the terms of the transaction, CME Group will purchase GFI Group in a transaction valued at approximately $580 million.  GFI Group shareholders will receive $4.55 cash for each share of GFI Group owned.    

  • Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich. now providing auto repair and maintenance services

    July 31 2014 8:21 PM ET

    LANSING, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many new and used car dealerships have always maintained a focus on vehicle sales, Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich., is shifting its focus to auto repair and vehicle maintenance procedures such as oil changes, brake service and tire replacement. The Ford dealership now provides drivers with the auto repair and vehicle maintenance services they need to keep the vehicle they have running for as long as possible.

  • Top 100 College Party Schools for 2014-2015

    July 31 2014 7:53 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The professional party-finders at Fiesta Frog have released their annual ranking of the top 100 party schools for 2014-2015!

  • Acura TLX GT Race Car to Debut at Mid-Ohio

    July 31 2014 7:48 PM ET

    TORRANCE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After completing an initial test program, Acura Motorsports will debut the new 2015 Acura TLX GT in Pirelli World Challenge competition this weekend at American Honda's "home" circuit, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in the hands of RealTime Racing owner/driver Peter Cunningham.

    The new TLX GT will move Acura into the top category of the Pirelli World Challenge, facing competition from the Audi R8, Bentley Continental, Cadillac CTS-V, Dodge Viper, Ferrari 458, Lamborghini Gallardo, McLaren 12C and Porsche 911.